Fares Fraij

Assistant Professor of Instruction
Fares Fraij received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at El Paso. Before joining UT, he worked as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science at Al-Hussein Bin Talal University in Jordan and a Visiting Associate Professor at Taif University in Saudi Arabia. In addition to teaching, he has served in leading administrative positions including the Dean of the College of Information Technology and the Director of the Information Technology Center.


Research Interests: 
  • Automatic Theorem Proving
  • Computer-Aided Instruction
  • Visual-Assisted Pedagogy


Select Publications

Fares Fraij. 2014. "Visual Imagery Identification of Transitive Relations".
Ayman Al-Dmour, Fares Fraij. 2014. "Segmenting Arabic Handwritten Documents into Text lines and Words".
Fares Fraij, Ayman Al-Dmour. 2013. "Effect of Visual-Assisted Pedagogy for Teaching and Learning Properties of Relations".
Fares Fraij, Bassam Al-Mahadeen. 2012. "The Effect of Visual and Interactive Tools on Students’ Performance in Identifying one-to-one Functions".
Fares Fraij, Ayman Al-Dmour, Rafeeq Al-Hashemi and Ahmed Musa. 2012. "An Evolving Recommender-Based Framework for Virtual Learning Communities".

Awards & Honors

2007 - Research Fund, Deanship of Scientific Research, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University
2005 - Outstanding Dissertation Award, University of Texas at El Paso
2005 - Fellowship, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin
2005 - Research Fund, Graduate School, University of Texas at El Paso
2004 - Graduate School Professional Funding Award, University of Texas at El Paso
2003 - Graduate School Professional Funding Award, University of Texas at El Paso
1998 - Rank one out of six Master’s students, Department of Computer Science, Al al-Bayt University